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Visualization and mantra recitation

Part of a series of talks given during the week-long Medicine Buddha Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in July 2016.

  • Medicine Buddha sadhana
  • What to do during the break time
  • Questions and answers
    • The difference between Vajrasattva and Medicine Buddha practice
    • The psychology of visualizing our past lives and of our body made of light
    • Healing from past suffering through the Medicine Buddha practice
    • Sharing of Mary Grace’s experience of surgery and a car accident
    • The power of prayer
    • Pronunciation of mantra

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.